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Gay, Marie-Louise

Overview
Works: 239 works in 1,064 publications in 16 languages and 42,085 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  High interest-low vocabulary books  Children's audiobooks  Pictorial works  Braille books 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.G2375, E
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Publications about Marie-Louise Gay
Publications by Marie-Louise Gay
Most widely held works about Marie-Louise Gay
 
Most widely held works by Marie-Louise Gay
Houndsley and Catina by James Howe( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 7,385 libraries worldwide
Houndsley and Catina run into trouble when they decide to prove that they are the best at cooking and writing, respectively
Houndsley and Catina and the birthday surprise by James Howe( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 3,621 libraries worldwide
Friends Houndsley and Catina are sad because they do not know when their birthdays are, but they solve the problem in a thoughtful and creative way
Stella, fairy of the forest by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
55 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,001 libraries worldwide
Stella's little brother Sam wonders if fairies are invisible. Stella assures him she has seen many and takes Sam to the meadow and the forest to find them
Stella, queen of the snow by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,477 libraries worldwide
Stella introduces Sam to the fun of playing in the snow
Good morning Sam by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
44 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,463 libraries worldwide
Sam gets dressed all by himself, with a little help from his sister Stella
Houndsley and Catina and the quiet time by James Howe( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
Houndsley loves the quiet of the first snow of winter, but Catina does not enjoy being snowed in. What about all her plans for the day? With pretending, books, games, creativity, and some time to dream, Houndsley helps Catina let go of her worries and enjoy the snowy day
Stella, star of the sea by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
52 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the sea. Stella has been to the sea before and knows all its secrets, but Sam has many questions. "Does a catfish purr? Does a seahorse gallop?" Stella has an answer for them all. The only thing she isn't sure of, and neither is the reader, is whether Sam will ever come into the water. Exquisite watercolors enliven this perfect summer story, while the gently humorous text captures the sometimes fun, sometimes trying relationship between an older sister and her baby brother
Good night Sam by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
The story touches on many fears young children have about the dark-monsters in the closet, menacing-looking furniture, noises from unknown sources-but it reassures with gentle humor and a steadfast sister
When Stella was very, very small by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Ever-inquisitive, carrot-top Stella takes a peek at her early days when she couldn't read but, now that she's grown, she can read to her little brother
Stella, princess of the sky by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
In this sweetly humorous book, Stella and her brother, Sam, explore the wonders of the natural world. A vast luminous sky, the sun, the stars, and the rising moon form the backdrop for their nocturnal expedition. As they encounter raccoons, fireflies, tree frogs, and bats, Sam wonders if the moon can swim, if the sun wears pajamas, or if he can catch shooting stars with his butterfly net. Stella, as always, has an answer for every question. Marie-Louise Gay's whimsical prose and enchanting illustrations capture the joys of young children making their first discoveries of the world around them
Any questions? by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Many children want to know where stories come from and how a book is made. Marie-Louise Gay's new picture book provides them some answers though a fictional encounter between an author and some very curious children. Together, they write and illustrate a story. Marie-Louise Gay has scribbled, sketched, scrawled, doodled, penciled, collaged, and painted the words and pictures of a story-within-a-story that show how brilliant ideas creep up on you when you least expect it and how words sometimes float out of nowhere, asking to be written
Roslyn Rutabaga and the biggest hole on earth by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Roslyn Rutabaga is a rabbit. One day she has a plan to dig the biggest hole on earth. Will she succeed?
Caramba by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 928 libraries worldwide
Caramba the cat wishes he could fly
Please, Louise! by Frieda Wishinsky( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Jake is annoyed that his little sister Louise won't leave him alone. He wishes Louise were a dog. Suddenly Louise is gone and a little dog appears to be in her place. Jake is worried that his wish may have come true
What are you doing, Sam? by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Stella's little brother Sam decides to teach his dog Fred new tricks, but Fred has other ideas which include doing as he pleases and making the maximum amount of mess
Tiger and badger by Emily Jenkins( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Best friends Tiger and Badger work through their disagreements over a toy, a chair, and sharing
How to take your grandmother to the museum by Lois Wyse( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
A young girl takes her grandmother on an outing to the natural history museum
Read me a story, Stella by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Stella introduces her little brother Sam to the pleasures of reading
Caramba and Henry by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Caramba's troublesome little brother Henry learns to fly and breaks free from the string Caramba has tied around his waist, and it is dark when Caramba and his friend Portia finally find the little boy, clinging to a tree branch and very relieved to be rescued
Summer in the city by Marie-Louise Gay( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Charlie was looking forward to summer vacation until he realized he would be stuck at home with his little brother the entire time, but Charlie ends up making new friends and finding adventure in his own neighborhood
 
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Alternative Names
Gay, Marie-Louise
Gay, Marie Louise, 1952-
Marie-Louise Gay Canadian illustrator
Marie-Louise Gay Canadian illustrator and children's writer
גי, מרי-לואיז
개이, 마리 루이스 1952-
게이, 마리 루이스 1952-
게이, 마리 루이즈 1952-
게이, 마리에 루이스 1952-
ゲイ, メアリー・ルイーズ
Languages
English (204)
French (50)
Portuguese (31)
German (30)
Chinese (22)
Spanish (21)
Japanese (20)
Dutch (12)
Welsh (5)
Swedish (4)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Italian (3)
Korean (2)
Galician (1)
Basque (1)
Catalan (1)
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